Identification Friend of Foe (IFF) Electronics Technician at BAE Systems

Wallops Island, Virginia, United States

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Electronics Technicians to be part of our experienced technical team. This position will be located in Wallops Island, VA at the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC). The SCSC provides live and simulated integrated warfare capabilities in a net-centric, maritime environment to develop, test, evaluate and conduct fleet operations and training for the warfighter. SCSC is the premier Land Based Test Site for the Aegis and SSDS Navy Shipboard platforms. The mission at SCSC includes Research and Development, Training, Fleet Emergent Testing, System Integration and hardware/software Certification.
The selected candidate will:
Perform comprehensive equipment and system level maintenance for the following IFF systems:

  • UPX-29 Field Change 5
  • UPX-29 Field Change 6
  • UPX-29 Field Change 7
  • UPX-24
  • UPX-45
  • UPX-41
  • UPX-37

Provide system/equipment configuration and operational support for all variants of the Identification Friend or Foe system in support of Surface Combat System Center’s test requirements
Schedule planned maintenance actions utilizing SKED program in accordance with the Navy’s Maintenance Material Management (3M) system and also be responsible for documenting all maintenance actions, including repair part requisitions, using the OMNS-NG program.
This position is controlled by the Service Contract Act (SCA) and is classified as non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Required Skills and Education

Minimum education and years of service required:HighSchool/GED and more than 3 years demonstratedexperience assessing, troubleshooting,and performingcorrective maintenance and preventive maintenance on systems and equipment. PQS 301 qualification is required. If selected candidate is not PQS qualified on or before date of hire, he/she must be willing and able to obtainPQS 301 qualification within 3 months of employment.
Security clearance requirement: Must be eligible to obtainand maintain a final DoD security clearance (U.S.Citizenship required). Selected candidate will receive acontingent offer and start date will be delayed until an interim Secret clearance is granted.

Preferred Skills and Education

Highly desired, but not required:
Active DoD clearance
Certified ETA Fiber Optic Installer
Experience with network devices and understanding of Operating Systems, preferably RedHat or UNIX

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work.
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